Expression of Epstein-Barr virus in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma including mycosis fungoides.


Cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of unknown pathogenesis. Mycosis fungoides (MF) is a clinically determined subset of CTCL with intensive infiltration of lymphoma cells into the epidermis. To determine whether Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is associated with these lymphoma cells, we performed mRNA in situ hybridization in 5 cases of… (More)